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    I Am Not Afraid Of Court – Secondus Reacts To Suspension As PDP Chairman

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    Aug 24, 2021

    The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has reacted to his suspension as a court.

    Naija News reports that a State High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, had restrained Secondus from parading himself as the national chairman of the party or as a member.

    Reacting in a statement in Monday, Secondus through his media aide, Ike Abonyi, stated that he is ready to defend himself in court if summoned.

    If Secondus and the party are taken to court, they will defend themselves,” Abonyi said.

    “PDP and Secondus are not afraid of court; this party is a child of history, owned by Nigerians, bigger than any individual or group, including desperadoes.”

    He, however, accused the Special Assistant on media to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State of manufacturing the story of Secondus suspension.

    Justice Okogbule Gbasam of the Degema Division of the Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt had suspended the PDP national chairman.

    After listening to the submission of the applicants, the judge granted the interim injunction restraining Secondus from parading himself as the National Chairman of the PDP.

    The order read: “An order restraining the 1st Defendant from parading himself as member of the 2nd Defendant or the National Chairman of the Defendant or performing the functions of national chairman of the 2nd defendant or calling, attending or presiding over any meeting of the 2nd defendant or any committee of the 2nd defendant at the Ward, Local Government or State level or calling for any Ward, Local Government or State Congress of the 2nd defendant or setting up committees for such Congresses or participating in any activity of the 2nd defendant whatsoever whilst on suspension as a member of the 2nd defendant pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice for interlocutory injunction.”

    This article was originally published on Naija News

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